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Norman resident Thelma Barnes turns 104

Thelma Barnes, a resident of Rivermont Retirement Community in Norman, was honored with a party for her 104th birthday.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: August 6, 2012 at 9:10 pm •  Published: August 7, 2012

— Thelma Barnes celebrated her 104th birthday with a party at Rivermont Retirement Community, 800 Canadian Trails.

Barnes, whose birthday was Saturday, lives independently at the center and walks nearly a mile every day.

A native of Tecumseh, Barnes ran a bus company during World War II that connected Tecumseh and Shawnee.